Louisiana-Monroe Defeats South Alabama 64-58 - Recap

Louisiana-Monroe Defeats South Alabama 64-58 - Recap

Louisiana-Monroe grabbed a 64-58 win over South Alabama on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Tylor Ongwae at Mitchell Center.

Louisiana-Monroe won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs.

Amos Olatayo had 12 points for Louisiana-Monroe and Nick Coppola chipped in with 10 points. Jayon James had 5 assists for them, while DeMondre Harvey was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

South Alabama got an 18-point performance from Augustine Rubit, who was supported by 11 points from Aakim Saintil. Mychal Ammons had 1 assists in a losing cause for South Alabama, while Mychal Ammons grabbed 12 rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe trailed at halftime, 34-27.

South Alabama won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-34.